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Able Access Web Accessibility Assessments: Information for Public Libraries


Is your library's website accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities?  Would you like to learn about what issues visitors with disabilities may face in using the library's website and virtual services and how to make improvements?

The South Carolina State Library's Able Access Web Accessibility Assessments project provides an opportunity for public libraries in South Carolina to receive a thorough web accessibility assessment.  The Web Accessibility Assessments project page contains the project application and additional details.

This Project is funded with Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the South Carolina State Library (SCSL).

In this information session, we will review:

  • Details of the Able Access: Web Accessibility Assessments Project
  • Why web accessibility matters
  • How to apply
  • Questions about the project

This session will be recorded. 


  • Amy Shapley, Director of Community Access, Able South Carolina
  • Caroline Smith, Inclusive Services Consultant, South Carolina State Library
  • Wendy Coplen, Grants Administrator, South Carolina State Library
  • Kevin Shelton, Web Developer, South Carolina State Library


This webinar will take place virtually using Zoom. Instructions for joining will be emailed to those who are registered prior to the meeting. 




If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to participate, please contact the organizer as soon as possible.

Questions about the event?

Please contact the Inclusive Services Consultant Caroline Smith

Related LibGuide: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in Libraries by J. Caroline Smith

Friday, February 5, 2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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